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Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Hons)
Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Hons)

Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Hons)

  • ID:UH440006
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

English requirements

  • GCSE: Grade 4/C in English and Mathematics.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

This course gives you a firm understanding of key business functions and the basic principles of accounting and finance. You’ll learn about corporate reporting, auditing, corporate law and management accounting, as well as develop your general business and commercial awareness. You’ll study and research the key areas of financial accounting and corporate finance in great depth, and choose from a broad range of specialist modules. These cover topics such as financial strategy, taxation, Islamic banking and information systems. During the course, you’ll have the opportunity to study abroad or take a work placement for a year.

This course offers exemptions from the professional examinations of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

  • Learn the fundamentals of bookkeeping
  • Learn from industry specialists and hands on experience
  • Gain professional exemptions allowing you to accelerate your career

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Degree programmes are structured into levels, 4, 5 and 6.  These correspond to your first, second and third/final year of study.  Below you can see what modules you’ll be studying in each.  

Level 4

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Accounting Principles, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Analytical Techniques for Accountants, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • The Accounting Professional, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Information Technology for Accountants, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Operations and Leadership, 30 Credits, Compulsory

Level 5

Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • Professionalism in Accounting for Direct Entry Students, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Management Accounting, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Financial Reporting, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Life Cycle, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Corporate Finance, 30 Credits, Compulsory
  • Professional Development, 15 Credits, Compulsory

Level 6

  • Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional
  • Advanced Management Accounting, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Advanced Financial Reporting, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Advanced Financial Decisions, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Emerging Issues in Accounting and Finance, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • HBS Placement, 0 Credits, Compulsory
  • Industrial Placement Year, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Dissertation - Accounting, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Dissertation - Finance, 30 Credits, Optional
  • Islamic Banking and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • International Financial Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Strategic Cost Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Research Methods, 0 Credits, Optional
  • Financial Management in the Public Sector, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Corporate Treasury Management, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Industry Practice in Accounting and Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Effective Governance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Corporate Financial Strategy, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Behavioural Finance, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Taxation, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Governance and Auditing, 30 Credits, Optional
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Accounting and finance are thriving industries and talented graduates are always in demand. It’s a high-reward sector with excellent pay and opportunity to progress – potentially to finance director or chief executive level.
  • Every business needs accountancy and finance expertise, meaning there’s a great range of careers open to you. UK accountancy qualifications are respected worldwide, so you may even have opportunities overseas. Besides being an accountant, you could go into banking, general management, auditing, taxation, management accounting, actuary, underwriting, consultancy, trading, retail or investment banking.
  • Recent Hertfordshire graduates have financial and management roles at Citibank, Amazon, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, John Lewis, TUI, The Walt Disney Company and the NHS.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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